There's no better way to do a birthday than diving feet first into a ball pit, am I right? Awaken that inner child and let loose within a million balls. For the full birthday experience, book a bottomless session with unlimited pizza and 2 full hours of uninterrupted play at Ballie Ballerson.
Best Places to Celebrate Your Birthday In London
Looking for some of best (and most unusual) places to host your birthday party in London? Here’s a list tailor made just for you, featuring 10 of our favourite choices for celebrations and shenanigans across the city. Whether you fancy dancing on a rooftop, dining in a Brick Lane hideaway or diving into a ball pit den, we’re confident we’ve got something just for you.
Looking for dinner at that party? Here are some of London's best birthday restaurants.
Last updated on 21st November 2023
Perfect for large groups and a fun social activity, Flight Club is a brilliant way to pass your birthday. Head to either their Shoreditch or Bloomsbury venues, peruse the cocktail list for celebratory drinks before putting on your best game face and competing to score as highly as possible.
Celebrate your birthday in Mayfair in the best way with Mr Fogg's Victorian Murder Mystery. At this quirky immersive experience, you'll get to gulp down two bespoke concoctions, all while uncovering clues and interrogating suspects to find the killer.
Whether you fancy an intimate dinner with family or a slinky private hire venue for a big blowout, The Rosarium is perfect for birthday celebrations. Swing by the elegant and oh-so-stylish venue to dine on contemporary British fare pulled off to a tee.
Celebrate your birthday in style at Clapham's The Little Orange Door. Inside this venue, you'll get to host your very own 'Ultimate Dinner Party' across a stunning private room, which will include hilarious games (including beer pong) and personalised place settings.
From hilarious stand-up to fierce drag, sensual burlesque and other variety acts, Glitter & Titter Cabaret offer show-stopping performances at The Albany in Fitzrovia. Join the droves of welcoming regulars for this stellar birthday night out.
Out to mark your birthday celebrations by thrashing all your mates at bowling? All Star Lanes can accommodate, offering the use of their private Club House with unlimited bowling for up to 80. You'll have two lanes, your own fully stocked cocktail bar and the option of extra karaoke facilities if there's a victory song to be sung.
Searching for fun birthday events in the city? Skylight in Tobacco Dock and Peckham are both excellent choices for an afternoon affair. Get stuck into everything from a bottomless drag afternoon to hip hop themed brunches with free-flowing Hennessy cocktails for one hour.
For more unusual birthday celebrations in London, Piano Works is your calling card. A piano-led live band take centre stage here, playing a repertoire of songs that come requested by the audience themselves. Aside from the infectious atmosphere, birthday groups can come for delicious dinner and drinks in a party bar with 80 person capacity.
On the hunt for a birthday restaurant in London? Fronting venues all over the city, from Battersea to Islington and beyond, Megan's is coming in hot with some of the best Mediterranean eats and dreamy cocktails. We recommend the chilli chicken and marmalade martini.
Welcome to a pubbing experience like nothing you've experienced before. The hyperbole really does seem justified with Aeronaut, which brings some of Europe's finest circus and cabaret performers together to put on a dazzling live show every weekend. The entertainment is wonderful, there's food and cocktails and you'll end up dancing to DJs.
There's always something going on at Munich Cricket Club Victoria, or its sister venues in Canary Wharf and Tower Hill, making it a great shout for birthdays. Grab a German beer and some authentic Bavarian food, with live music twice a week and bottomless brunches every weekend.
Whether you head to Bounce Old Street or Farringdon, you can be sure of a fun time on your birthday. You can even hire out your own private space here, complete with three ping pong tables, a private cocktail bar and a karaoke room too.
For fun music, mouthwatering pizza and fantastic cocktails on your birthday head to Old Street Records. The venue pays homage to some of the best recording artists through a huge vinyl collection. Throughout the week there's DJs and live music and downstairs a secret bar is hidden.
Make your next birthday bash the show of a lifetime with The Greatest Brunch, where you'll be entertained by West End performers and circus galore. Not only that, but there are two courses waiting to be munched and one hour of bottomless drinks too.
Hijingo is the Tokyo Nights-inspired bingo club where you can pair six rounds of the game with amazing prizes and entertainment throughout, all while being immersed in a high-tech, futuristic theme. Topping off your birthday bash? Street food and cocktails.
Birthday plans? Sorted with Jack & Boule on the Southbank. Their brunch event features endless prosecco and Siren Craft Bew beer, alongside street food from Nanny Bill's and & Rico Burrito. Plus you can play urban boules for an additional £5.
Where better to celebrate your birthday than the coolest karaoke joint in town? All you budding singers have the use of a dressing up box, all the musical hits you could need and – luckily for some – a soundproof room. All you need to do is grab a cocktail and get singing.
Located in a prime position, London Bridge Rooftop is upgrading your birthday plans - whatever they may be. Fancy a lowkey night of drinks with mates? The bar will have you sipping on drinks while gazing out across the city and listening to tunes from a DJ. However, if you want to turn things up a notch, their weekend bottomless brunches are sure to do the job.
Looking for a venue where you can drink, dine and party hard without leaving the premises? Hello, Paradise. Blessed with a handful of stunning private function rooms ready to host birthday parties for between 10 and 150 guests, it's got exclusive spaces and a packed out club room that plays hip-hop, funk, soul and party classics.
Make your birthday a special one this year by swinging by 25 Paul Street in Shoreditch, which is also available for private hire. Not only does it boast a slick cocktail lounge with dazzling drinks, but also a basement club where top-notch DJs rule the roost.
The team behind Flight Club bring you this epic neon-lit activity spot, powering up in Canary Wharf this winter. Shaking up the traditional game of shuffleboard with a technological twist, Electric Shuffle adds food and drink to really amplify your experience.
The Lockes Bar in the heart of London's theatre district makes a glamorous place to have a birthday party. With slick interior and a low-lit bar, hire the basement for an intimate gathering of up to 60 people. Exceptional service is guaranteed, along with delicious cocktails like an Espresso Martini or a Negroni.
With its street food vendors, cocktail bars and ever-changing roster of live music, Night Tales has earned its place as one of London's favourite clubs. Head over to this spot in Hackney on your birthday and experience all the magic for yourself.